The Queen's Baton has reached its third day, and is making its way through Midlothian.

The baton will begin its tour in Loanhead, and will pass through Roslin, Penicuik, Rosewell, Bonnyrigg, Newtongrange, Gorebridge, Mayfield, Easthouses, and Newbattle, before finishing up for the day in Dalkeith.

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Actor Brian Cox is one of the prominant bearers of the day, carrying the baton through Midlothian's Rosslyn Chapel.

Tomorrow - day 4 - will see the baton travel through East Lothian, stopping at Musselburgh, Prestonpans, Cockenzie, Tranent, Longniddry, Aberlady, Dirleton, Gullane, North Berwick, Dunbar, and Haddington.

 

Vaila Chapman carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Midlothian Snowsports Centre in Midlothian. Image: David Cheskin for Glasgow 2014.

Thomas Allan carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Loanhead in Midlothian. Image: Ben Birchall for Glasgow 2014.

Archibald Scott hands the Queen's Baton over to Batonbearer Peter Collins through Loanhead in Midlothian. Image: Ben Birchall for Glasgow 2014.

Steven Walker carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Loanhead in Midlothian. Image: Ben Birchall for Glasgow 2014.

School children greet the Queen's Baton as it is relayed through Loanhead in Midlothian. Image: Ben Birchall for Glasgow 2014.

Actor Brian Cox carries the Queen's Baton at Rosslyn Chapel, Midlothian. Image: David Cheskin for Glasgow 2014.

Daniel Baigrie hands the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton to Scott Quin through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Scott Quin carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Calum Archibald hands the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton to Julie Dixon through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by David Cheskin.

Janice Naylor carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by David Cheskin.

yan Archibald hands the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton to Hayley Oliver through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

David Russell carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Hayley Oliver carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Susan Maitland hands the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton to Kieran Fergusson through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Robert Jarmson carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

David Wardhaugh carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Robert Jarmson hands the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton to Fiona Gibson carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Thomas Mackenzie hands the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton to George McLean through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

George McLean carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Laura Scott carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Fiona Gibson carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

George McLean carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Jacky Yirrell carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian. Picture by David Cheskin.

Kieran Fergusson carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Penicuik in Midlothian, with Clyde the 2014 mascot. Picture by David Cheskin.